ERIC Number: ED041835
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
The First National Indian Workshop on School Affairs. (Ogden, Utah, March 24-28, 1969).
Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Brigham City, UT. Instructional Service Center.
This first National Indian Workshop on School Affairs provided 5 days of training and orientation for 165 Indian participants from 46 tribal groups. The areas of instruction were 1) parental involvement, including PTA, attendance at school functions, awareness of what is going on in the school, encouragement of the parents' interest and concern in their children's education, and increase in the school administration's involvement with the parents; 2) scholarship and financial aid programs, providing factual information on grants and scholarships available to Indian students, the qualifications required, and procedures to be followed in applying for grants; 3) school board training, giving details on elections for the board, the effects of the Johnson-O'Malley Act, the functions of the Central Office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and budgetary processes; 4) tribal education committees, dealing with the responsibilities and functions of an education committee, their future influence, and their relations with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The six keynote speeches are included, with three evaluation reports, and an appendix containing the agenda, participant list, and an outline for parental involvement in school affairs. (MBM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Brigham City, UT. Instructional Service Center.
Identifiers: Johnson O'Malley Act